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SVG to host phase two of Tradewinds Exercise 2019


St Vincent and the Grenadines will host phase two of the Tradewinds Exercise 2019 (TW19) from June 14 to 19, 2019.

This is the annual military exercise directed and sponsored by the United States Southern Command.

There will be an opening exercise this Friday, December 7 at 10bam at the Cabinet Room which will be addressed by Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves.

TW19 will attract over 350 military, police and civilian personnel from several Caribbean islands, as well as the United States, Canada, France, Mexico, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom.

TW19 will focus on maritime security, humanitarian assistance, disaster relief and field training.